Friends and relationships

There’s no magic wand you can wave to build a good relationship with your child. It takes time and patience – and sometimes both are in short supply! But the stronger your relationship, the more you’ll be able to help them have healthy, happy friendships with others and grow up feeling confident. This will also make it easier for you to have those important conversations with them about puberty and sex – and if that fills you with dread don’t worry, we’ve got lots of tips for that too!